The Holy Rosary of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary
to the The Mysteries of the Holy Rosary or download them as Audio
Mary, Auxilium Christianorum
Most Holy Mother of God, Help of Christians, and the most perfect
of all God’s creation
The Holy Rosary
is to be
prayed — not simply recited.
And so it is prayed here, not to the end of praying it as quickly as
one can, but as thoughtfully and prayerfully as one can.
not “get through” the 5 Mysteries quickly in the Rosary prayed
below. It is prayed as one speaking to another, as the soul speaks to
God and to Mary ... who are listening. Very often, when we
pray, is at a tempo that we would never use in speaking with a friend,
let alone one beloved. Such conversations are an intimate sharing ...
not rote recitations. Even if we repeat ourselves, it is with a new
emphasis. Who ever tires of being told that they are loved? The words
are the same but the moment is new. Only in a desperate parting are
such words spoken quickly.
“Hail Mary” prayed from the heart is worth a thousand spoken only upon
the lips. Yes, in prayer, especially repetitive prayer, our minds tend
to wander, to drift away from the one to whom we are praying. This is
our human frailty, and God understands this. It is our perseverance
in prayer that matters, despite all distractions. Let us, then, as Saint
Paul encourages us, “Pray without
ceasing” (1 Thessalonians 5:17).
Rosary consists of 3 Mysteries that are divided into
This is the Traditional Rosary. If you prefer the additional
Luminous Mysteries added by John-Paul II in 2002 click
Listen to, and pray along with,
each Mystery of the Holy Rosary of
the Most Blessed Virgin Mary below — in its entirety below:
(audio only — no video, except the Joyful Mysteries)
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view the Mysteries in a VIDEO with TEXT
as they are being prayed.
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Totally Faithful to the Sacred
Deposit of Faith entrusted to the Holy See in Rome
opera tua ... quia modicum habes virtutem, et servasti verbum
Meum, nec non negasti Nomen Meum”
know your works ... that you have but little power, and
yet you have kept My word, and have not denied My Name.”
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